In the Journals

AI outperforms clinicians for predicting pulmonary to systemic flow ratio in congenital heart disease

January 22, 2020
Artificial intelligence-based analysis of chest X-rays was able to successfully predict the pulmonary to systemic flow ratio in patients with…
In the Journals

BP variability in young adults may predict midlife CVD, all-cause mortality

January 22, 2020
Measurements of visit-to-visit BP variability may be used to identify young adults who are at increased risk for CVD and all-cause mortality at…
Pharmacology Consult

Cefiderocol: A novel siderophore cephalosporin for MDR gram-negative infections

Infectious Disease News, January 2020
Leah Molloy, PharmD
Multidrug-resistant (MDR) gram-negative bacteria continue to present an important threat to public health, and a long-stagnating antibiotic pipeline…
Eye on ID

Triple E: A severe zoonotic disease

Infectious Disease News, January 2020
Donald Kaye, MD, MACP; Thomas M. Yuill, PhD
Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, is a serious disease of horses and, rarely, humans. However, there was an unusual and dramatic increase in human…
Hooked on ID

Hooked on ID with Aaron E. Glatt, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA

Infectious Disease News, January 2020
Some decisions in life are quite difficult and complex; others come more easily and naturally. For me, the latter was the case with my decision to…
At Issue

What is the ‘new HIV’?

Infectious Disease News, January 2020
Data indicate that fewer medical students and fellows are joining the HIV workforce, perhaps under the impression that HIV is no longer the exciting
Cover Story

Push to end HIV epidemic in US complicated by ‘brain drain’

Infectious Disease News, January 2020
Fewer medical trainees are entering the field of HIV, leaving a shortage in the workforce that is likely to get worse, experts said. The trend…

Top stories in endocrinology: FDA warns of cancer risk with obesity drug, Lilly to offer half-price generic insulin

January 22, 2020
The FDA issued a safety alert for the weight-loss drug lorcaserin after results from a clinical trial showed it caused a possible increase in cancer…

Novel antisense drug for triglyceride reduction shows positive top-line results

January 22, 2020
Akcea Therapeutics and Ionis Pharmaceuticals announced that a phase 2 study of AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx for the treatment of patients with…
Meeting News

Pharmacogenetic testing may inform pain management after surgery

January 22, 2020
ORLANDO — Pharmacogenetic testing may determine which patients will respond well to conventional drugs or who may need alternative drugs during…
Meeting News

Atezolizumab-bevacizumab combination delays quality-of-life deterioration in hepatocellular carcinoma

January 22, 2020
Atezolizumab in combination with bevacizumab delayed time to deterioration of quality of life, physical functioning and role functioning compared…

Diabetes educator organization rebrands with new name: ADCES

January 22, 2020
The former American Association of Diabetes Educators is now the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, or ADCES, part of a larger…

CooperVision announces myopia management program

January 22, 2020
CooperVision introduced the Brilliant Futures Myopia Management Program to create a new standard of care for children with myopia, as the company…

Aldeyra initiates phase 3 reproxalap trial

January 22, 2020
The first patient has been enrolled in a phase 3 trial of Aldeyra Therapeutics’ allergic conjunctivitis treatment candidate reproxalap…
In the JournalsPerspective

Blood test can predict final menstrual period

January 22, 2020
The amount of anti-Müllerian hormone in the blood can be used to estimate when a woman will undergo her final menstrual period and, in general…

Tislelizumab extends PFS in squamous non-small cell lung cancer

January 22, 2020
A randomized phase 3 trial designed to evaluate the addition of tislelizumab to first-line chemotherapy for patients with squamous non-small cell…
In the Journals

Educational videos improve dermatology residents’ understanding of Mohs surgery

January 22, 2020
Educational video modules helped improve dermatology residents’ understanding of Mohs micrographic surgery, according to a research letter…
Feature

Recommendations seek ‘similarity across trials’ of therapies for sickle cell disease

January 22, 2020
Sickle cell disease, the most common inherited red blood cell disorder in the United States, is associated with debilitating physical symptoms…
In the Journals

Survey reveals ‘important gaps’ in Canadian hospitals’ preparedness for C. auris

January 22, 2020
A survey of hospitals participating in the Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program demonstrates that these facilities are not adequately…
In the Journals

Chronic idiopathic musculoskeletal pain diagnoses stem from pain history, not physical exam

January 22, 2020
The key elements that guide the diagnosis of chronic idiopathic musculoskeletal pain do not primarily come from physical exam, but from the…